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Date: Jun 25, 2022

Location: Adrian, MI, US

Company: Wacker Chemie AG


Our world needs ideas! As one of the world’s most research-intensive chemical companies, we have been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors – from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber – for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and 14,600 employees from 70 nations.


WACKER SILICONES is one of the world’s biggest silicone manufacturers with silicone-based system solutions and over 3,000 different products. At our Adrian site, we are currently looking for a ​Chemist​ to join our growing team.


Job Responsibilities

The position is based in the Process Control Laboratory area in Operations and is part of 24/7 operation and may involve overtime. This position is responsible to develop and maintain:

  • Analytical chemistry metrology systems development and MCA studies
  • Perform measurement capabilities analysis
  • Train laboratory personnel on metrology systems and methods
  • Provide analytical support to manufacturing operations.
  • Act as a backup for lab supervision


  • Bachelor's degree or Masters or PhD in Chemistry or a related field  with 5 years' experience in an industrial analytical chemical laboratory setting.
  • Demonstrated experience in analytical chemistry techniques and QA/QC testing
  • Experience in metrology systems, selection, troubleshooting, MCA studies, analytical method development and deployment.
  • Experience in quality systems controls and laboratory safety practices.
  • Statistical analysis techniques and basic computer skills (Minitab, Access, Excel, Word, Outlook, SAP). 
  • Ability to work in a team environment




WACKER, as an innovative chemical company, makes a vital contribution toward improving the quality of life around the world by developing intelligent solutions for sustainable growth. Our culture focuses on building and retaining diverse and inclusive teams. WACKER offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, competitive benefit offerings and beyond through giving back to our communities.


Be part of our WACKER family, across all nations!


We are looking forward to your online application at
Reference Code: 6001 



The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. A minimum requirement for this US-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent unrestricted basis.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, including for any type of US permanent residency (e.g., for a Green card).


WACKER is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Adrian
Nearest Secondary Market: Ann Arbor